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Leadership in primary schools

This practical half day session is aimed at primary school principals and aspiring primary education leaders who are seeking to further develop their career in education.

You will examine contemporary research and modern thinking in the area of school leadership, while exploring effective management skills and techniques.

We will outline the various leadership roles typically adopted by primary school principals and assess the effectiveness of these roles with reference to:

  • Instructional Leadership
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Transactional Leadership
  • Distributed Leadership.
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What will you learn through this workshop?

  • Identify effective management and leadership approaches
  • Apply these approach in various contexts, as appropriate
  • Develop goal setting skills, aligned with the AITSL Leadership Profiles for Principals.

Register for this session

Leadership in primary schools
Presented by Tony Pullella

Date: Tuesday 28 March 2017

Time: 9am – 12pm

Venue: Building 501, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley

Cost: $150.
Morning tea will be provided.


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About your presenter

Tony Pullella’s career in education began about 35 years ago as a classroom teacher in government primary schools. Since then he has held a variety of roles in primary, secondary and tertiary institutions.

Tony studied School Leadership at Harvard University. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of Language and Literacy, School Leadership, Reciprocal Teaching, and curriculum development.

He has worked as a school development officer for Language and Literacy, a lecturer in education (Edith Cowan University), Deputy Head and Director of Curriculum (Hale Junior School), Principal of Primary School (St Mark’s Anglican Community School).